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anandgbe

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:52 am    Post subject: COBOL copybook to Focus
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I have a COBOL copybook. My requirement is to convert this into Focus MFD component.

Unfortunately, I have no interface to test the Focus component. so please help on this.

Copybook sample layout:
01 COPYBOOK
05 WS-NAME PIC X(10).
05 WS-AGE PIC 9(2).
05 WS-A PIC 9(2)V9(2).
05 WS-B PIC S9(2)V9(2).
05 WS-C PIC S9(3) COMP.
05 WS-D PIC S9(3) BINARY.
05 WS-E PIC S9(8)V9(2) COMP-3.

Only thing that i am aware is, we have to use usage=A for alphnumeric.

I am unsure what usage/actual value need to use for numeric fields(Comp/comp-3/packed decimal)

Could you please help me to translate this to FOCUS?

Already I searched in manual available with me, but i didnt get any idea how to create.

My try is given below:
FILE=MFDCOPY ,SUFFIX=FIX
SEGNAME=MFDCOPY, SEGTYPE=S1
FIELDNAME=WS-NAME ,ALIAS=NAME ,USAGE=A10 ,ACTUAL=A10,$
FIELDNAME=WS-AGE ,ALIAS=AGE ,USAGE=??? ,ACTUAL=???,$
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply to: COBOL copybook to Focus
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I got complete info from this link icon_biggrin.gif icon_biggrin.gif icon_biggrin.gif

https://infocenter.informationbuilders.com/wf81rel/index.jsp?topic=%2Fpubdocs%2Freporting%2FDescribingDataWithWFLanguage%2Fsource%2Fdif43.htm
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply to: COBOL copybook to Focus
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oh, the above info from link is for WEBFOCUS. Is there any different between FOCUS and WEBFOCUS in datattype handling/declaring way?

Could someone please confirm whether the below mentioned Focus is correct?

FILE=MFDCOPY ,SUFFIX=FIX
SEGNAME=MFDCOPY, SEGTYPE=S1
FIELDNAME=WS_NAME ,ALIAS=NAME ,USAGE=A10 ,ACTUAL=A10,$
FIELDNAME=WS_AGE ,ALIAS=AGE ,USAGE=P2 ,ACTUAL=Z2,$
FIELDNAME=WS_A ,ALIAS=A ,USAGE=P4.2 ,ACTUAL=Z4.2,$
FIELDNAME=WS_B ,ALIAS=A ,USAGE=P5.2 ,ACTUAL=Z4.2,$
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply to: COBOL copybook to Focus
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The above link is not found.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:52 pm    Post subject: Reply to: COBOL copybook to Focus
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try
https://infocenter.informationbuilders.com/wf81rel/index.jsp?topic=%2Fpubdocs%2Freporting%2FDescribingDataWithWFLanguage%2Fsource%2Fdif43.htm

Nic, if You edit the original post You will see why ..
the link and the link description are switched
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply to: COBOL copybook to Focus
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I'm always having trouble trying to post links - never seem to get it right first time! However, I do test them after posting to ensure that they work - which obviously not done above.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:01 pm    Post subject: Reply to: COBOL copybook to Focus
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Yes...
the URL tag usage is pretty confusing

easier to type the description and after that paste the url
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:32 pm    Post subject: Reply to: COBOL copybook to Focus
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Thanks enrico-sorichetti for posting the link!


Could you please confirm whether the FOCUS MFD posted in my previous is correct? or any correction needed?
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